According to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, former Black Label Society guitarist Nick Catanese has plead guilty to charges of unlawful contact, corruption of minors and endangering the welfare of children. The charges stem from an online conversation Catanese had with a 14-year-old female music student, in which he was found to have sent her sexually explicit messages and images. Police said that Catanese also requested sex acts with the girl, and described what he wanted to do. Allegheny County Common Pleas Judge Donna Jo McDaniel ordered him to serve five years of probation. register for 25 years as a Megan’s Law offender, avoid contact with minors and have no access to internet-capable computers.
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